Homebuilders Are Busiest Since 2007
As the job market improves, millennials
are ready to own. Builders broke ground on the most homes
since 2007, another sign of the housing market's gathering
Home Sales Hit 9-year High
The Southern California ousing
market is enjoying a nine-year high. This represents a housing
market that's picked up stem from a sluggish 2014. Most
economists predict con tinued price appreciation ahead.
How long stuff lasts
a house is just the beginning. Before long, you'll be repairing
it, too. Fortunately, many building components- foundation,
framing, plumbing and wiring- should last 50 years or more.
But mechanical systems, appliances and surfaces exposed
to the weather will not last nearly that long, even under
the best of circumstances. The older the house, the more
maintenance it usually needs. Predicted life spans are published
for everything from microwaves to garage-door openers. Although
these estimates are helpful, they are not intended to be
exact, and our experience can help you identify the systems
that are likely to need repair in your new home.
Articles of interest:
Life Span of Homes, Appliances, and Mechanicals